What’s Open in Mar Vista During the COVID 19 Shutdown?

What’s Open in Mar Vista During the COVID 19 Shutdown?

We are all staying home right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t support our favorite local businesses that are doing their best to remain open during these unprecedented times. Many Mar Vista business owners are working hard to stay open and serve their customers,…

[New Restaurant] Rasselbock Coming Soon in Louie’s of Mar Vista Former Spot

[New Restaurant] Rasselbock Coming Soon in Louie’s of Mar Vista Former Spot

According to Eater LA, Mar Vista will soon have a new German Biergarten-style restaurant and bar, taking over the spot where Louie’s of Mar Vista once was. Looks like it will be called Rasselbock, and that there will be plenty of beer and schnitzel to…

Make it Mar Vista 2018

Make it Mar Vista 2018

Join the Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce for Make it Mar Vista, Proudly Backed by American Express Happening on Saturday, November 24th from 12pm – 6pm on Grand View Blvd Followed by the quarterly awesomeness that is the Mar Vista Art Walk! The Mar Vista…

Louie’s of Mar Vista Has Closed

Louie’s of Mar Vista Has Closed

In sad news for Mar Vista, Louie’s of Mar Vista has closed down. We will miss hanging out there to watch football, eat egg rolls, bacon French Fries, burgers, Toasts, and have a cup of cheer. We’re sending our best wishes to owners John and…

I Love Mar Vista Businesses

I Love Mar Vista Businesses

I love living in Mar Vista. You probably already knew that if you’ve been reading this blog for a while. I post about all the great things that go on in this neighborhood, and I’ve been doing it since 2008. I have supported local businesses…

Reminder: Make it Mar Vista is Tomorrow!

Reminder: Make it Mar Vista is Tomorrow!

Now that the turkey is done, and the Mall shopping is over, come shop at your local Mar Vista businesses for the holidays! Make it Mar Vista is happening tomorrow, Saturday the 26th, form 11am – 4pm. The main event is located at Venice &…

Make it Mar Vista Coming up Saturday, November 26th

Make it Mar Vista Coming up Saturday, November 26th

The 3rd annual Make it Mar Vista Small Business Saturday Shopping event is happening on November 26th from 11am – 4pm. Hosted by the Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce, this event is a terrific way to support the local businesses that help make this community…

Status Kuo Becoming Accomplice Bar and Little Fatty Restaurant

Status Kuo Becoming Accomplice Bar and Little Fatty Restaurant

Say hello to some new businesses in Mar Vista – that we actually probably still know pretty well. Status Kuo is becoming two new spots in town: accomplice bar and Little Fatty restaurant. Let’s help welcome them! accomplice bar is now open, but Little Fatty…

Soaptopia Stars in TV Commercial with Shaq & Kendrick Lamar

Soaptopia Stars in TV Commercial with Shaq & Kendrick Lamar

Soaptopia, one of Mar Vista’s favorite stores, stars in a new commercial for American Express Small Business Saturday, along with Shaquille O’Neal and Kendrick Lamar. The two stars are quite adorable as they sniff the soaps and engage in friendly banter, but the best part…

Pause Float Studio: Perfect Relaxation for Busy Moms

Pause Float Studio: Perfect Relaxation for Busy Moms

If you had told me last week I could fall asleep floating in ten inches of water inside what resembles a small spaceship, and mere yards from the Costco that’s known as the busiest in the US, I would have thought you were crazy. And…